Breakfast

German Apple Pancake

German Apple Pancake

Stacks and syrup Whether you call them hotcakes, flapjacks, griddlecakes or pancakes, one thing is guaranteed, they are delicious. Many like to eat them plain with a drizzle of syrup while others add fruit, nuts or chocolate chips. In the U.S., pancakes are most often eaten as a sweet breakfast food but can also be […]

Cinnamon Roll Pancakes

Cinnamon Roll Pancakes

Stacks and syrup Whether you call them hotcakes, flapjacks, griddlecakes or pancakes, one thing is guaranteed, they are delicious. Many like to eat them plain with a drizzle of syrup while others add fruit, nuts or chocolate chips. In the U.S., pancakes are most often eaten as a sweet breakfast food but can also be […]

IHOP Harvest Grain and Nut Pancakes

IHOP Harvest Grain and Nut Pancakes

Stacks and syrup Whether you call them hotcakes, flapjacks, griddlecakes or pancakes, one thing is guaranteed, they are delicious. Many like to eat them plain with a drizzle of syrup while others add fruit, nuts or chocolate chips. In the U.S., pancakes are most often eaten as a sweet breakfast food but can also be […]

Chunky Monkey Buttermilk Pancakes

Chunky Monkey Buttermilk Pancakes

Stacks and syrup Whether you call them hotcakes, flapjacks, griddlecakes or pancakes, one thing is guaranteed, they are delicious. Many like to eat them plain with a drizzle of syrup while others add fruit, nuts or chocolate chips. In the U.S., pancakes are most often eaten as a sweet breakfast food but can also be […]

Extra-tender-pancakes

Extra Tender Pancakes

Stacks and syrup Whether you call them hotcakes, flapjacks, griddlecakes or pancakes, one thing is guaranteed, they are delicious. Many like to eat them plain with a drizzle of syrup while others add fruit, nuts or chocolate chips. In the U.S., pancakes are most often eaten as a sweet breakfast food but can also be […]

Gluten-Free French Coffee Cake

Gluten-Free French Coffee Cake

Going GF For some, eating gluten-free has become a fad, but it is a necessity for those who have a sensitivity to gluten. Gluten-free ingredients have come a long way in the past few years and are often available at your local grocery store. This month, one reader submitted her own gluten-free flour mix. We […]

Sheet Pan Breakfast Bake

Sheet Pan Breakfast Bake

One and done Life is busy and putting dinner on the table every night can be a challenge. Resist the urge to drive-thru and try the quick and easy sheet pan craze. Only one dirty pan for a meal? Sign me up! Everything gets placed on a sheet pan, put in the oven and voila, […]

Double Chocolate Muffins with Avocado

Double Chocolate Muffins with Avocado

Calling all chocoholics! Just the mention of chocolate can conjure up images of luscious sweetness slowly melting in our mouths. While chocolate has been around for thousands of years, there is a renewed interest in high-quality, handmade chocolates. Local shops are popping up across the state, and chocolate makes a wonderful gift for those hard-to-buy-for […]

Slow Cooker Apple Pie Oatmeal

Slow Cooker Apple Pie Oatmeal

An apple a day We don’t know that eating an apple a day keeps the doctor away, as the old adage goes, but apples are delicious and have many health benefits. Illinois is home to numerous apple orchards, from north to south and all points in between, and fall is the perfect time to visit […]

Pork Sausage

The Other White Meat Considered by some to be the other white meat, lean cuts of pork are low in fat and a naturally high source of protein. In fact, a study conducted by the USDA found pork tenderloin to be more lean than skinless chicken breast. It also contains many essential nutrients and vitamins. […]